Below is a list of common questions we hear at Easterseals, and their answers. If you have another question or would like to request more information about Easterseals, feel free to use our online form to contact us. Thanks for your interest!
What is Easterseals?
Easterseals provides services to help children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs as well as support to their families. We've been helping families for nearly 100 years. Today, Easterseals assists more than one million individuals and their families annually at more than 550 Easterseals service sites across the country. Each center provides top-quality, innovative services tailored to meet the specific needs of the people we serve.
What types of services does Easterseals provide?
Our primary Easterseals services include:
Are Easterseals services limited to specific types of disabilities?
No. Easterseals is committed to caring for children and adults with physical and mental disabilities and special needs resulting from any cause -- whether diagnosed at birth or incurred through disease, accidental injury or the aging process.
How many people receive Easterseals services each year?
Every year, more than one million individuals benefit from Easterseals services. Additionally, Easterseals helps more than 100,000 physicians, therapists and other professionals learn ways to improve services for people with disabilities through professional education programs.
How is Easter sals supported financially?
Easterseals receives funding from a variety of sources, including private insurers, government agencies and fee-for-service. To make our services accessible to as many people as possible Easterseals also relies on public contributions. Public contributions help cover the difference between actual program costs and what our clients can afford. Help us to continue to provide exceptional services by making an online donation.